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    A little perspective on rooting for a football team. A good read to break the Eli, Peyton, Phil cycle. If you know who Steve Gleason is, this is his piece from today's N.O. Times-Picayune. If someone finds it worthwhile, maybe they'll turn the URL into a link for me.

    http://www.nola.com/opinions/index.s...me_but_it.html



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    I live and die with this team!!!

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      Agreed. we all do.
      Football has been very, very good to us.
      After losing seasons 2013-15, the giants put up 11 wins in 16.. they are on way Back
      But for now we can console ourselves with this fact-

      # of Super Bowl victories since 1985:

      1-Chicago, St. Louis, Tampa Bay, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Seattle
      2-Washington, Green Bay, Pittsburgh, Baltimore
      3-San Francisco, Dallas, Denver
      4-New York Giants!!!
      5-NE
      Let's make it 5 in 2016 so we can be on a LINE NE again!!!

      ***Stat provided by "Schloss22"***

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        [quote user="chasjay"]A little perspective on rooting for a football team. A good read to break the Eli, Peyton, Phil cycle. If you know who Steve Gleason is, this is his piece from today's N.O. Times-Picayune. If someone finds it worthwhile, maybe they'll turn the URL into a link for me.

        http://www.nola.com/opinions/index.s...me_but_it.html


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        Done and good article.

        Football (and entertainment venues that we like in general) is why we do things like work, raise families, fight for our country, etc ...

        This is the stuff we live for.
        I don't always root for the Cowboys but when I do I wear my pink Jessica Simpson edition Romo jersey. (yes I lost a bet)

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          its true for me. When the Giants win I feel like I won something. Like I am the winner and my friends are winners. When the Giants lose, especially a big game, I feel like a loser. Like I lost. When I go into work the next day people aske me..."so what happened to "your" Giants". We as die hard fans take on the resposibility of the teams success and failure even though we have 0 to do with on a personal level. In masse at the stadium we have a degree of input to the game and getting the players pumped I guess.




          http://www.nola.com/opinions/index.s...me_but_it.html

          "Measure Twice......Cut Once"
          You couldn't be more full of **** if you were break dancing in a Port-a-Potty.......Kruunch

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